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Current News

Each day, new research brings us a greater understanding of the complexities of nutrition science. We pay attention to these scientific trends and breakthroughs because we understand that science is the key to bolstering and, sometimes, refining the fundamental principles of The Paleo Diet®.

The Paleo Diet® Launches Food Certification Program Providing Consumers, Retailers, and Manufacturers with Reliable Healthy Food Standards

The Paleo Diet has launched an all-new food certification that is the only certification approved by Dr. Loren Cordain, the founder of the modern Paleolithic nutrition movement.

By Dave Trendler
The research of Dr. Douglas London on one of the last remaining indigenous hunter-gatherer societies on Earth, part 2

In this follow-up interview, Dr. London discusses his upcoming research and dives deeper into the Kawymeno diet.

By Trevor Connor, M.S.
Is a carnivore-type diet the "real" Paleo diet? Dr. Paul Saladino interviews The Paleo Diet® Team

Dr. Saladino interviews Dr. Cordain, Trevor Connor, and Mark J. Smith to debate the composition of the "real" Paleo Diet.

By The Paleo Diet® Team
Omega-3 fatty acid levels in wild and aquacultured fish: Is one better than the other?
There’s a debate right now whether farmed or wild fish are better - Bill Manci discusses some of the factors to consider including omega-3 content, contaminants, and sustainability.
By Bill Manci
A new study details how our brains are wired to crave certain foods
Food, especially when it is highly processed or sweetened, can be as addictive as many drugs and almost as damaging to our bodies in the long run.
By Casey Thaler
Does a Low-Salt Diet Cause Insulin Resistance?

There’s a belief in the Paleo world that a low-salt diet leads to insulin resistance, but the science shows the exact opposite - a high-salt diet causes it.

By Trevor Connor, M.S.
An Update on Dr. Douglas London’s Next Expedition to the Amazon

Dr. Douglas London sends an update on his research of the Waorani hunter-gatherers in Ecuador’s rain forests.

By Trevor Connor, M.S.
Nell's Corner: Why “Game Changers” Needn’t Change Your Game

The recent Game Changers documentary has made many people consider veganism, but is it as simple a question as the movie makes it seem.

By Nell Stephenson
The Paleo Position on COVID-19: Helping You Find the Answers

The Paleo Diet’s guide to the best resources and information on the Coronavirus and what you can do to stay healthy. Check back regularly as we update!

By The Paleo Diet® Team
Compelling Discoveries About the Diet and Health of One of the Few Remaining Indigenous Hunter-Gatherer Societies on Earth

Dr. London spent an entire year living with one of the last true remaining indigenous hunter-gatherer societies. He discusses his remarkable findings.

By Trevor Connor, M.S.
Water: The Most Important Nutrient, and How It Ultimately Determined Amelia Earhart's Final Fate

In this thoroughly researched article, Dr. Loren Cordain sheds new light on what led to Earhart’s death in the Pacific, and the whereabouts of her demise.

By Loren Cordain, Ph.D.
Is Red Meat Bad For You? New Study Says No

“The potentially unhealthful effects of eating red meat are so small that they may be of little clinical significance for many people.”

By Bill Manci
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Paleo Leadership
 
Trevor Connor
Trevor Connor

Dr. Loren Cordain’s final graduate student, Trevor Connor, M.S., brings more than a decade of nutrition and physiology expertise to spearhead the new Paleo Diet team.

Mark J Smith
Dr. Mark J. Smith

One of the original members of the Paleo movement, Mark J. Smith, Ph.D., has spent nearly 30 years advocating for the benefits of Paleo nutrition.

Nell Stephenson
Nell Stephenson

Ironman athlete, mom, author, and nutrition blogger Nell Stephenson has been an influential member of the Paleo movement for over a decade.

Loren Cordain
Dr. Loren Cordain

As a professor at Colorado State University, Dr. Loren Cordain developed The Paleo Diet® through decades of research and collaboration with fellow scientists around the world.